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Wish me luck?
« on: December 20, 2010, 08:58:43 AM »
Okay guys, I'm having one of those moments in life where I've got something so huge and important to me possibly coming that I'm wanting to run all over the place and asking people to shake my lucky rabbit's foot/blow on the dice/send positive chi in my direction.

A position that I've been waiting for @ work for two years to have an opening in has just posted an opening. I'm friendly with the guys that work in the department and they're a great bunch of dudes, but more importantly this would be a career defining move and bring in some much needed cash into my household. Most importantly it would give us some breathing room so that my wife could afford to take the pay cut to leave a really crappy job. I've spent the last month studying up on the necessary job info and have spent the last week fine tuning my resume to "know my audience".

I feel like I've got a real shot at getting this one. I'm doing some mock interviews with other management at the office this week and getting a final opinion on my resume before submitting it sometime mid week. Interview would likely be after Xmas sometime.

So if any of y'all are willing, cross your fingers for me or buy a few buckets of chicken for me (chicken voodoo sacrifice, Pedro Cerrano style)?
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2010, 09:00:12 AM »
Ganbatte Roboto Masta-kun.

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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2010, 09:14:19 AM »
Robot Master, you are by far my favorite forum personality...good luck and go kick ass.
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2010, 09:21:54 AM »
I send positive energy your way.


Maybe I will eat some chicken too.
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2010, 09:39:05 AM »
Word. Thanks guys. I kicked that resume's ASS last night. I took it from a vague "hey this guy's pretty good" resume to a non-vague "hey look at all this shit this guy knows and the proven results in the department" resume.

Let's do this shit.
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Thanos: "Your Star Trek references bore me."

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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2010, 10:05:49 AM »
Word. Thanks guys. I kicked that resume's ASS last night. I took it from a vague "hey this guy's pretty good" resume to a non-vague "hey look at all this shit this guy knows and the proven results in the department" resume.

Let's do this shit.



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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2010, 10:25:59 AM »
Good luck. Also, you already know this, but have a few people proof the final version of your resume for grammatical and spelling errors that you might not have caught.
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2010, 11:28:45 AM »
Make sure you're not wearing a tinfoil hat so you can receive the waves of positive energy coming your way...

Good luck!
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2010, 11:30:47 AM »
I will sacrifice a bikini clad woman to the Cathartic Lobster and ask him to bless you.

Also, I am glad you have gotten your chance, I've been waiting nearly 2 years for an IT position to open up at my job. I am a receptionist right now(with over 5 years of IT experience) so I know the frustration of not having the job you know your good for.

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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2010, 01:34:14 PM »
find your competition, kill them and eat their hearts so you gain their strength.

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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2010, 01:47:08 PM »
Or their BRRRRRRRRAAAAIIIIINNNNNNNNNSSSSSSS!!!
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2010, 09:12:17 PM »
Maybe I should put a cover letter on my resume entitled "The King in Yellow"?
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2010, 09:21:07 PM »
I say make the interview team fear you. When you go into the interview room, drag an unpaid intern with you, and sacrifice him or her.
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #13 on: December 20, 2010, 09:23:52 PM »
I say make the interview team fear you. When you go into the interview room, drag an unpaid intern with you, and sacrifice him or her.

Make sure it is a her just so they know you fucking mean business.
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Re: Wish me luck?
« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2010, 09:40:43 PM »
I say make the interview team fear you. When you go into the interview room, drag an unpaid intern with you, and sacrifice him or her.

Make sure it is a her just so they know you fucking mean business.

Holy shit laughing my ass of. Thanks guys.
Thanos: "I am going to sacrifice the Earth to gain the love of Death"
Me: (slowly raise eyebrow) "Destroy the Earth? That would be...illogical"
Vortex: "Yes...that...would be...highly...illogical."
Thanos: "Your Star Trek references bore me."